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Rudbeckia fulgidaRudbeckia fulgida

early coneflower, eastern coneflower, orange coneflower

Photograph(s) by*: USFWS RL

Characteristics

Height: 1.5-3.5'
Flowers: Jul.-Oct.; yellow-orange, black eye
Fruit: capsule

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH:
Soil type: Loamy

Habitat

moist fields & meadows

Native to

Region: Piedmont *
States: MD VA WV PA

Wildlife

Butterfly Songbird Beneficial insect *

Notes

cultivars have nice foliage



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1302.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004